photos Special Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a state of emergency for three months

Survivors ‘praying for miracles’ as Turkiye steps up quake rescue efforts

  • Heavy rain and snow are hindering efforts to save thousands of people trapped under rubble
  • Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a state of emergency for three months
photos By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Emergency team members search for people in a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. (AP)

Saudi king, crown prince direct operation of air bridge after Turkiye quake

  • The assistance provided stems from the keenness of the Saudi leadership to support those affected by the devastating earthquake in Syria and Turkiye: KSrelief chief
By Arab News ·

WHO: Turkiye, Syria quake could affect up to 23 million people video

WHO: Turkiye, Syria quake could affect up to 23 million people

  • Disaster agencies said several thousand buildings were flattened in cities across a vast Turkiye-Syria border region
By AFP ·

Saudi Vision 2030 transformation dubbed ‘one of the biggest opportunities in the world right now’

Saudi Vision 2030 transformation dubbed ‘one of the biggest opportunities in the world right now’

  • Careem CEO Mudassir Sheikha tells LEAP bringing “the right talent into the market” can solve existing service and other problems
  • Mahindra Satyam CEO Prakash Gurnani says “India’s 1.4 billion population will benefit” if Saudi Arabia becomes a tech role model
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Newborn, toddler saved from rubble in quake-hit Syrian town

Newborn, toddler saved from rubble in quake-hit Syrian town

  • The newborn girl’s umbilical cord was still connected to her mother, Afraa Abu Hadiya, who was dead
  • Baby was the only member of her family to survive from the building collapse Monday in the town of Jinderis
By AP ·

Scotland’s health secretary drops legal case against nursery for discrimination over Muslim name

Scotland’s health secretary drops legal case against nursery for discrimination over Muslim name

  • Humza Yousaf and Nadia El-Nakla claimed in August 2021 that the Little Scholars day nursery in the Scottish city of Dundee had refused to give their 2-year-old daughter a place
By Arab News ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

  • Director Noam Sheizaf wrote an op-ed for The New York Times called “Israel’s Government Is Trying to Turn the Film Industry into a Propaganda Arm”
  • More than 100 artists and filmmakers have signed a petition calling for an industry boycott of the Rabinovich fund until the foundation stops requiring the loyalty oath
By Arab News ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

  • Director Noam Sheizaf wrote an op-ed for The New York Times called “Israel’s Government Is Trying to Turn the Film Industry into a Propaganda Arm”
  • More than 100 artists and filmmakers have signed a petition calling for an industry boycott of the Rabinovich fund until the foundation stops requiring the loyalty oath
By Arab News ·